A Simple, Cheap Way to Improve Your Home’s Value

Jul 21, 2020 Kevin McCarthy
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Today I am going to cover a quick, easy, and inexpensive home improvement any homeowner can make. If you’re one of those people who have outdated cabinet pulls (or no cabinet pulls at all), replacing them with new ones is a great idea. As you’ll see, it’s a very easy process and doesn’t take long at all. I was able to replace all of the cabinet pulls in a kitchen in just a few minutes. To see for yourself, watch this short video.

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Eliminating Set-In Odors

Jul 7, 2020 Kevin McCarthy
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There are all kinds of smells that can wreak havoc on a house. Cooking spices and pets can both create pungent odors that are hard to get rid of, but cigarette smoke is by far the most problematic smell that we encounter in the real estate business. Today I’m sharing how I tackled the pungent smoky smell of a homeowner’s garage using commercial-grade equipment that’s commonly used in the hotel industry. Though pricier than any spray you could buy at the hardware store, this equipment is really your best shot at eliminating set-in odors. To find out more, watch this short video.

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Putting Together an Appraisal Packet

Jun 18, 2020 Kevin McCarthy
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I’m coming to you today from one of my listings, where I was waiting for the appraiser to show up. We spent a lot of money to maximize this home’s value, including adding a pool, and we ultimately got it priced at the top of the market. It’s a gorgeous property, but there’s not a lot of comparable data to look at, so I’ve put together an appraisal packet for when the appraiser shows up. What’s in an appraisal packet, and how do they help sellers get top dollar for their home? To find out, read more.

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